The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

power state

The overall power consumption of the system. Six power states exist that range from S0 (the system is powered on and fully operational) to S5 (the system is powered off). States S1, S2, S3, and S4 are referred to as sleeping states.